Happy 100th Birthday, Crossword Puzzle: The Funniest, Silliest Part of the Newspaper

Alan Connor | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK
Alan Connor

The crossword celebrates its 100th birthday this week. I had been looking for a book about how the humble puzzle has crept into strange places over the past century - espionage, say, and artificial intelligence. But I couldn't find one, so I wrote it myself.

Crossword Setter Who Left Cryptic Clues To His Illness, Dies

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK

A crossword setter who left cryptic clues to announce his own illness in national newspapers has died. The Rev John Graham, who goes by the pseudo...

‘Wakeful Resting' More Effective Than Crosswords To Fight Memory Loss

The Huffington Post | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 22.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

While recent reports have suggested taking naps during the day could be a sign of impending dementia, mental refreshment does remain vital for cognit...